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Getaway to Charlottesville Area Wineries

Make your escape with the grapes! Travel to the beautiful Virginia Piedmont region between Charlottesville and the Blue Ridge Mountains and get right down to business with an afternoon tour and tasting.   Read More

 

Leaf Peeping on Skyline Drive in Shenandoah National Park

Skyline Drive – a National Scenic Byway – traverses 105 miles in Shenandoah National Park and affords outstanding vistas from 75 overlooks.  Come discover the fall colors on a hiking trail, a guided horseback ride or at nearby attractions.   Read More

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  • Spring Drives
    If you're looking for beautiful spring color, take a laid-back Sunday drive down any of these popular byways for fantastic photo ops and breathtaking views. Mountain Drives Meander the 105 miles of Skyline Drive along the crest of the Blue Ridge Mountains starting at Front Royal   Read More
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    Make your destination a journey.   Read More
  • Explore Central Virginia with a Presidents Passport
    Long hailed the “Mother of Presidents,” Virginia boasts three United States presidents who called the greater Charlottesville area home. Capitalize on the proximity of three presidential estates – Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello, James Madison’s Montpelier, and James Monroe’s Ash Lawn-Highland – and save money while doing it with the President's Passport.   Read More
  • Heat up your Winter at a Spa or Winery
    Heat up your winter with a spa retreat or a wine weekend.   Read More
  • Fall Travel Deals
    Fall is a beautiful travel season in Virginia. Make your getaway affordable with a package or deal.   Read More
  • Famous Virginians - Educators and Inventors
    false Richard E. Byrd – (1888-1957) Winchester; aviator, explorer of North and South poles William Clark – (1770-1838) Albemarle County; explored Louisiana Purchase for President Thomas Jefferson Meriwether Lewis – (1774-1809) Albemarle County; explored Louisiana Purchas   Read More
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